Wish Y’all Were Here

· Musicology, Songs for Beginners, Wish You Were Here

Just about four years ago Lisa Belsky asked me to record this, and I managed a decent take with a looper and my electric uke (tuned with a low G string). Then just the other day a friend of a friend on ye olde book of faces asked for my arrangement and I went looking for this recording but couldn’t find it, till it popped up on its own today.

We’re just all lost souls swimming in a fishbowl, year after year

right up to the end…

Memory Lane

· Layers of Meta, long story short, Memory Lane, Music, Musicology, Songs for Beginners

Here is the first song in a five-song mini-concert recorded last month and initially posted on ye old booke of faces. This one has lyrics by Peter K. Hirsch:

Seeing the hindsights…

Next up, a bit of early 20th century science history, “Giving Zoo Wolves Lessons in Music.”